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Dick Cheney to appear at fundraiser for Trump and RNC

Former vice president Dick Cheney and his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., are to appear at a lunch fundraiser Monday in support of President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign and …


Review: ‘Vice’ is wild, epic mission to excavate Cheney’s soul

“Vice” is not a “both sides” kind of biopic. It firmly expresses its point of view that Cheney harmed our country forever with his Machiavellian machinations.


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018

Sacha Baron Cohen pranks 2 more celebrity politicians for show

Defeated Senate candidate Roy Moore is talking about a defamation suit after discovering that he too was duped by actor Sacha Baron Cohen for his upcoming television series.


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

Dick Cheney: U.S. should restart harsh interrogations, back CIA nominee Haspel

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said the U.S. should restart the harsh detention and interrogation practices used on terror suspects after 9/11, and called on the Senate to confirm CIA …


UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018

Trump pardons Scooter Libby, says he was ‘treated unfairly’

President Donald Trump issued a pardon Friday to I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, suggesting the former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney had been “treated unfairly” by a special counsel. …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017

Cheney endorses Steve Yates in lieutenant governor’s race

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has endorsed Republican Steve Yates in Idaho’s open lieutenant governor’s race.


UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017

Dick Cheney: Russia’s meddling in U.S. elections an ‘act of war’

Former vice president Richard Cheney became the latest Republican to condemn Russia’s reported meddling in the presidential election, likening the “cyber attack on the United States” to an “act of …


Donald Trump is least popular American politician in three decades

For months, as Donald Trump lurched from controversy to controversy, commentators marveled that his voters remained loyal: Trump is impervious to political attack, some said.


Kathleen Parker: Truth sets George H.W., Jeb Bush free

Elder Bush’s candor helps clear away family issues for Jeb’s campaign.


Elder Bush criticizes Cheney, Rumsfeld in new biography

In a blistering critique, former President George H.W. Bush says onetime Pentagon chief Donald Rumsfeld “served the president badly” when George W. Bush was in the White House and that …


New Idaho GOP chairman seeks to heal party

BOISE – New Idaho GOP Chairman Steve Yates says his party has work to do to recover from its big split midway through an election campaign. After the party’s state …


Dick Cheney feared terrorist attack on heart device

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he once feared that terrorists could use the electrical device that had been implanted near his heart to kill him and had …


High court protects Secret Service agents

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled that Secret Service agents are shielded from a lawsuit filed by a man they arrested after a confrontation with then-Vice President Dick Cheney.


Cheney released from hospital with new heart

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney was released from the hospital Tuesday, 10 days after getting a new heart, his office said. Cheney, 71, received the organ from an …


Cheney condemns investigation of CIA

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Dick Cheney lashed out at President Barack Obama on Sunday, saying the Justice Department’s decision to investigate whether CIA operatives broke the law while interrogating …


Cheney felt Bush stopped taking his advice, report says

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Dick Cheney believes his old boss, President George W. Bush, gradually turned away from his advice during their second term in the White House, showing …


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Cheney’s claim preys on fear

“No one can terrorize a whole nation unless we are all his accomplices.” – Edward R. Murrow


Museum rethinks Cheney honor

The American Museum of Fly Fishing last week abruptly postponed a March 5 fund-raising dinner at the New York Angler’s Club to honor former Vice President Dick Cheney. A museum …


Gore puts green into capitalism

Former Vice President Al Gore has become a partner in Silicon Valley’s best-known venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. It was a natural fit for the inventor of …